All of our staff are available to assist our students in various ways. Even if it
isn't our "area of expertise," we are all thrilled to help you however possible. Reach
out to any of us at any time for assistance or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're Hiring Students!
Are you interested in being a paid tutor or a transfer mentor?
Click here or scroll down to learn more.
TRIO SSS Staff
TRIO SSS Director
Office: Mish ee twie (MET) 1221C
Sandra Villarreal was born and raised in the Lower Yakima Valley. As a first generation
student, she started her education at Yakima Valley Community College and later, transferred
to Washington State University to earn her Bachelors’ in Communication. Sandra worked
in the community before pursuing a Master’s degree in Communications at St. Mary’s
University in San Antonio, Texas. In Texas, Sandra worked for Communities in Schools,
GEAR UP and Upward Bound programs. She has several years of professional experience
working with students as an advisor, mentor, advocate, case manager and now as the
Director for WVC TRIO SSS program. Sandra believes education can help individuals
create the life they want, and she is excited to help support our scholars as they
pursue their educational aspirations.
Her areas of expertise include: academic advising, student development and career planning
Jenna Floyd (she/her)
TRIO SSS Retention Specialist
Office: Mish ee twie (MET) 1221B
Jenna Floyd was raised in Enumclaw Washington. As a first-generation student from
a low-income background, she earned an AAS-DTA from Green River College, transferred to the University of Washington
where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and later completed graduate coursework in Experimental Psychology at Central Washington University.
Jenna is now a graduate student at Kansas State University, working on her Master
of Science in Academic Advising. Jenna has taught Introductory Psychology and assisted
with various college-level research-orientated Psychology courses (research methods,
statistics, Industrial/Organizational, etc.). In addition to a background in research,
she has a background working in Student/Campus Life, student mentoring, and has administrative
history in business and higher education.
Her areas of expertise include: academic advising, transfer assistance, financial aid assistance, student mentoring,
and student development.
TRIO SSS Program Assistant
Office: Mish ee twie (MET) 1221A
TRIO SSS Tutor(s)
We are currently hiring tutors for the 2023-2024 academic year! This is a paid position. You can read the position description here or download a copy of our tutor application.
How to Apply: Submit your tutor application to us by emailing email@example.com or stop by our office in Mish ee twie (MET) 1221 on the Wenatchee campus. We'll help
you work through the next steps to complete a WVC employment application and connect
with the work study office.
Not eligible for work study? That's okay. While we give priority to students who are eligible for work study, it
is not a requirement for this position. If you are interested, please apply.
TRIO SSS Transfer Mentors
The Transfer Mentor Program is designed for students who want to help, encourage,
support, and guide TRIO SSS participants at WVC through the process of applying to
and successfully transferring to a four-year institution. Transfer mentors play a
vital role in facilitating the adjustment of new transfer students to a four-year
institution. Learn more about the position below or by viewing the description included
with the application.
Who is Eligible? Students who are currently enrolled at a four-year college/university. If you are
a current WVC student who is interested in BEING mentored, please reach out to our
TRIO SSS staff.
If you are interested in becoming a transfer mentor, you may submit your application
materials in a number of ways. You may complete an online version below or by following
Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all of the
- completed application, including short biography
- unofficial transcript(s)
- current resume
Please email documents to to firstname.lastname@example.org.